Our Board

CFPA is grateful for the guidance of our talented, committed and diverse board of directors. Many of the directors have been loyal members of the board since our earliest days, while others have more recently introduced fresh skills and new perspectives to our organization.

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  • Michael Flood, MBA
    Chair, CFPA Board of Directors

    Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

  • Angelica Baltazar, MSW
    Vice-Chair, CFPA Board of Directors

    Executive Director,
    Lewis-San Antonio Healthy Communities Institute

  • Valerie Ruelas, MSW
    Past Chair, CFPA Board of Directors 
    Director of Policy for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Obesity Center, and
    Director of the Community Diabetes Initiative of the University of Southern California

  • Allen Ng, MBA
    Treasurer, CFPA Board of Directors; Chair, Finance Committee

    Western Regional Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service
    U.S Department of Agriculture (Retired)
  • Jasmine Marrow, MPP 
    Secretary, CFPA Board of Directors
    Director of Nonprofit Strategy,

  • Dr. Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS
    Chair, Program Committee of the CFPA Board of Directors
    San Francisco General Hospital
    Center for Vulnerable Populations

  • Charlotte Bergheimer, MS 
    Cancer Care Delivery Research Protocol Coordinator,
    Children’s Oncology Group

  • Marvin Espinoza, M.Ed. 
    Chief Operating Officer,
    The Jeffrey Foundation

  • Dena Herman, PhD, MPH, RD 
    Associate Professor,
    Department of Family and Consumer Sciences,
    California State University, Northridge

  • Dennis Kao, MSW, PhD
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Social Work
    California State University, Fullerton

  • Lisa Tadlock, MPA, MA.Ed 
    Public Health Institute Center Wellness and Nutrition

  • Ali Taghavi, MPA, MA 
    Communications and Sustainability Management Analyst

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